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diploë

 [dip´lo-e]
the spongy layer between the inner and outer compact layers of the flat bones of the skull. adj., adj diploet´ic, diplo´ic.

dip·lo·ë

(dip'lō-ē), [TA]
The central layer of spongy bone between the two layers of compact bone, outer and inner plates, or tables, of the flat cranial bones.
[G. diploē, fem. of diplous, double]

diploe

or

diploë

(dĭp′lō-ē′)
n.
The spongy, porous, bony tissue between the hard outer and inner bone layers of the cranium.

dip′lo·ic (-lō-ĭk) adj.

dip·lo·ë

(diplŏ-wē) [TA]
The central layer of spongy bone between the two layers of compact bone, outer and inner plates, or tables, of the flat cranial bones.
[G. diploē, fem. of diplous, double]

diploe

The spongy layer of bone between the hard outer and inner layers of the vault of the skull (cranium).

dip·lo·ë

(diplŏ-wē) [TA]
The central layer of spongy bone between the two layers of compact bone, outer and inner plates, or tables, of the flat cranial bones.
[G. diploē, fem. of diplous, double]